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July 2015

Life

Tips for staying safe while on the road

July 30, 2015

We’re more than a little nervous to be on the road right now. Between the recent downpouring of rain and the shock killing of a police officer on the N2, driving just does not feel safe. But since it is necessary for us to get to work, home and everywhere in between, we do need to be on the road. We’ve rounded up some tips to help keep you safe while out on the road.   Perhaps one of the…

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Fashion

How to find your unique dress style

July 26, 2015

“Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn.” – Gore Vidal You can always spot someone who has their own distinct fashion style. Sometimes it’s not even so much about what they wear, but how they wear it. You know that if you were to try on that very same ensemble it just wouldn’t look quite the same. That is because you can’t try steal someone else’s style and pass it off…

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Life

What do you do when your tenant won’t move out?

July 25, 2015

Many new property owners are faced with the nightmare of purchasing a home and the existing tenant refusing to move out. It sadly appears to take place often with friends and family telling stories of tenants who just won’t budge, lengthy delays and numerous court appearances. These are some of the options available to you, should you find yourself in this position. Before the sale As the buyer, it is important you make an agreement with the seller prior to…

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Life

Use your bakkie to make extra cash on the side

July 23, 2015

  Making extra money has never been easier with the right resources. If the entrepreneur in you is calling out to start your own business, then start by making use of what you have. A bakkie should come in handy for the most successful ventures and it needn’t be a 4×4 bakkie! There are many businesses you can start with the use of a bakkie, it all depends on the type of business you want to start. Mini mover service…

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Home Money

The right time to buy a car

July 14, 2015

Most of us who are discerning women would like to acquire a vehicle as soon as possible, if we decide to have one. Yet, timing can be everything – aside from acquiring the necessary funds to acquire the vehicle. We must remember that things are not static and that factors we haven’t considered, could make a decision much different – and so much better – if we took some time to really consider our vehicle purchasing. Consider, for example, when…

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Selling used underwear – it’s a thing

July 13, 2015

By now you’ve probably heard about the vending machines in Japan that sell used underwear. And if you haven’t, well… they exist. The market for previously-worn knickers is rather large, and not just in Japan. Just a quick google search shows that there are a ton of websites out there selling second-hand (unwashed) panties. Ladies underwear has always been a profitable business… and apparently there is a whole other target market out there. The question is: why would people out…

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Fashion Home Money Work

Homes of the future

July 7, 2015

The world can’t keep up with the technology we make. Just a few decades ago, if we were told that we could communicate with loved ones instantly across the world, that would’ve seemed impossible. And that’s what we’d probably say if we had to look into the future: The ideas are incredible. For example, the world is slowly being introduced to virtual reality, with more and more consumer-produced headsets coming out in the next few years. While designed specifically for…

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5 things that’ll help the ladies survive Joburg

July 6, 2015

Be aware This is your first line of defence. Be aware of yourself, your surroundings and any strategies that a potential attacker may have. In any crime, the element of surprise is huge. So don’t be that girl – the easy target. Joburg’s criminals are adept at picking out those that seem like they aren’t paying attention. And ladies, for goodness sake, pay attention to your intuition. Avoid those people or places that don’t ‘feel’ safe – you’re probably right.…

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Exercise

Unlikely ways to keep fit this winter

July 1, 2015

Is your winter morning too chilly for you to get out of bed? It may just seem to you like an impossible mission for you to accomplish, and even thinking about exercise is a cringing thought. There is good news though. You can exercise without having to leave the comfort of your home –gyms are cold. You can exercise without having to be outside – the weather is cold. Walk in the mall If taking a morning jog in the…

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Food and Wine

Guide to a successful dinner party

July 1, 2015

  While it is nice to believe that there are hard and fast rules to staging a successful dinner party, the truth is that a memorable night among friends is more noted for how it develops naturally. Good conversation and company will invariably spark ideas for games or perhaps a group outing to a nightclub. The dinner party is the foundation on which the good times are built. However there are some recommended guidelines that go a long way towards…

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